Socialising A Puppy In Isolation

Socialising A Puppy In Isolation When Ripley the chihuahua came along in February I was determined to take every opportunity to socialise him really well. He came everywhere with me, visiting friends and family and meeting dogs of all shapes and sizes. When his vaccinations were completed we started taking him for short walks, and... Continue Reading →

Lucy’s Law by Marc Abraham

Lucy's Law by Marc Abraham Description 'The campaign for Lucy's Law has been smashing' PAUL O'GRADY The true story of one little dog who helped bring an end to puppy farming in the UK. Lucy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, was born into a Welsh puppy farm in 2008. She was repeatedly bred to produce... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Therapy From Dogs

Mental Health Therapy From Dogs There are many reports about how humans can gain positive mental health therapy from dogs. We know that stroking a pet can reduce blood pressure and increase levels of serotonin and dopamine which reduce stress levels. Also, studies show that pet owners have lower cholesterol and triglycerides which prevent heart... Continue Reading →

Puppy Training in Winter

Puppy Training in Winter When I decided to welcome a new addition to our family I wasn't quite prepared for how difficult puppy training in winter can be. Other puppies I have housetrained through the years have arrived in spring and summer, when the weather is milder, drier and much warmer. It is so much... Continue Reading →

A New Puppy At Waggy Tales

A New Puppy At Waggy Tales Some people will know that I have been yearning for a puppy for quite a while now. It's almost three years since we lost Alfie and I still miss my 'wingman' every day. Holly my chihuahua cross is seventeen and still doing great. She has seen many foster dogs... Continue Reading →

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